Acuate vs Thornlike - What's the difference?

acuate | thornlike |


As adjectives the difference between acuate and thornlike

is that acuate is sharpened; sharp-pointed while thornlike is resembling a thorn or some aspect of one; pointed, acuate.

As a verb acuate

is (obsolete|transitive) to sharpen; to make pungent; to quicken.

acuate

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Sharpened; sharp-pointed.
  • Verb

    (acuat)
  • (obsolete) To sharpen; to make pungent; to quicken.
  • * Harvey
  • [To] acuate the blood.

    thornlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a thorn or some aspect of one; pointed, acuate.